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WETA
Oct 28, 2012 10:30am EDT
simone campbell, leader of the nuns on the bus tour, criticized ryan, a fellow catholic, for wanting to slash federal funding for low-income families. she argued that contradicted church teachings. >>> meanwhile, in an interview with catholic news service, philadelphia archbishop charles chaput said catholics must be loyal to their church not their political party on the issue of abortion. >>> a poll released this week from the public religion research institute found that 60% of catholics think the church should focus more on social justice and the poor even if that means focusing less on issues like abortion. >>> we conclude today our three-part series on the fast-growing number of american adults, one in five, who say they have no religious affiliation. we've been calling them the nones, n-o-n-e-s, since they essentially answer "none of the above" when asked about their religion. what effect might this group have on traditional organized religion? deborah potter reports. >> tailbone comes forward. thigh bone back. >> reporter: on a saturday morning at boundless yoga owner and instruc
WETA
Nov 4, 2012 10:30am EST
catholic players. a group of nuns led by sister simone campbell of the lobby group network, launched a road trip called nuns on the bus to highlight their view that the budget cuts promoted by paul ryan would hurt the poor and violate church teachings. campbell was invited to share her views at the democratic national convention. meanwhile, cardinal timothy dolan, president of the u.s. conference of catholic bishops, offered benedictions at both the democratic and republican conventions. for months, the bishops have led a vigorous campaign against the obama administration's policy mandating that employers, including many religious employers, offer free coverage of contraceptive services to their employees. the bishops accuse the obama administration of violating religious liberty. it's unclear how much those efforts have changed any opinions among voters. polls show catholics remain deeply divided, and that could be especially important in battleground states such as ohio, pennsylvania and florida. while much of the focus has been on the economy, green says here at the end
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